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The 10 Best Turkish Restaurants In San Francisco

Updated: October 6, 2021

Want to know where to find the best kofte and dolme in San Francisco? These are the best Turkish spots around! After analyzing the top sites and incorporating millions of reviews we present this list of great Japanese options. Indulge with chilled raki and delicious mezze at these fantastic Turkish gems in San Francisco.

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Mediterranean, $$, Central RichmondMediterranean, $$San Francisco, Central Richmond
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Tuba Authentic Turkish Restaurant

Turkish, $$, MissionTurkish, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5
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Kitchen Istanbul

Turkish, $$, Inner RichmondTurkish, $$San Francisco, Inner Richmond
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
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Saffron 685

Turkish, $, South of MarketTurkish, $San Francisco, South of Market
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.0

Shish Ke Baba

Turkish, $$, Bernal HeightsTurkish, $$San Francisco, Bernal Heights
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0


Mediterranean, $$, Russian HillMediterranean, $$San Francisco, Russian Hill
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Van Ness Cafe & Gyros

Mediterranean, $$, Van Ness - Civic CenterMediterranean, $$San Francisco, Van Ness - Civic Center
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

A La Turca Restaurant

Turkish, $$, TenderloinTurkish, $$San Francisco, Tenderloin
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Mediterranean, $$, Pacific HeightsMediterranean, $$San Francisco, Pacific Heights
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Geary Kebab House

Mediterranean, Inner RichmondMediterraneanSan Francisco, Inner Richmond
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Francisco. We analyzed 28808 San Francisco restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 San Francisco restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what Eater, Infatuation and 7x7 had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - San Francisco’s 20 Essential Brunches, Infatuation - A Guide To SF’s “Super Cute Reasonably Priced Restaurants To Catch Up With A Few Friends” and 7x7 - The Big GF: 50 Downright Delicious Gluten-Free Eats in San Francisco. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

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